HKSI Institute Announces New Chairman and Board of Directors for the New Term

Hong Kong, 9 December: The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI Institute) is pleased to announce the election of Mr Colin Shaftesley, Partner of Financial Services Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong as Chairman, and the appointment of its Board of Directors for the new term.

Mr Colin Shaftesley succeeds Ms Katherine Ng, who has chaired the HKSI Institute for the past three years. Mr Shaftesley is a Senior Fellow of the HKSI Institute and has served on its Board for the last 12 years, the last six as a Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) appointee. Mr Shaftesley has more than 30 years’ experience in audits, risk and control reviews, due diligence, fraud investigations and regulatory breaches or queries. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

“Colin brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Institute, and his leadership will help drive the Institute’s strategic priorities in enriching professional development of the financial services industry and expand our footprint beyond Hong Kong,” said Ms Ng.

“I am honoured to be given the mandate to lead the Institute. I look forward to continuing my involvement with the Institute and working actively with my fellow Board Directors and stakeholders in embracing new challenges and opportunities,” said Mr Shaftesley.

At the HKSI Institute’s 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today, Members elected Mr Colin Shaftesley, Mr Vincent Chan, Mr Robert Lui, Mr Barry Tong and Mr Wang Zhongze as Board Directors, and Ms Phyllis Lee was re-elected. Mr Shaftesley was elected as Chairman at the Board Meeting held in September 2021 subject to the election results at the AGM.

The Institute also welcomes the SFC’s reappointment of Ms Katherine Ng and Mr Eric Ho, Director of Licensing, Intermediaries of the SFC to the Board, and the new appointment of Mr Jeremy Lam, Partner and Head of Financial Services Practice of Deacons. The Appendix below sets out HKSI Institute’s Board of Directors for the new term – 15 directors, of whom 12 directors are elected by its Members and 3 directors appointed by the SFC. The Board of Directors comprises Members from different business sectors across the financial services-related industry, including from the academia, corporate finance, fund management, futures, investment analysis, and securities sectors.

“Our sincere thanks to Katherine for her remarkable contributions and visionary leadership in steering the Institute and its digital transformation journey, especially during these challenging years. We look to her continued guidance as our Board Director in the new term,” said Mr Shaftesley. “We would also like to thank retired Directors Mr Ryan Chan and Mr Phil Tye for their contributions and support to the Institute during their term,” Mr Shaftesley added.

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APPENDIX: HKSI Institute Board of Directors for the new term



Job Title and Company


Mr Colin Shaftesley

Partner, Financial Services Practice


Mr Vincent Chan

Senior Managing Director & Head of Asia
Samena Capital


Mr David Chau 

Ledo Consulting Limited


Mr Graham Cottingham 

Chief Executive Officer
Quartermain Group


Mr Eric Ho*

Director of Licensing, Intermediaries
Securities and Futures Commission


Miss Angelina Kwan 

Group Chief Operating Officer
HashKey Group


Mr Jeremy Lam*

Partner and Head of Financial Services Practice


Mr Christopher Lee

Senior Partner
Farron, Augustine & Alexander Limited


Ms Phyllis Lee

Managing Director, Head of Registry Services
Computershare Asia


Mr Kevin Liem 

Managing Director
Masan Capital Limited


Mr Robert Lui

Hong Kong Digital Asset Leader
Government Affairs Unit Leader of Southern Region
Deloitte China


Ms Katherine Ng*

Managing Director, Head of Policy and Secretariat Services, Listing Division
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited


Mr Barry Tong 

Advisory Partner
Grant Thornton Hong Kong Limited


Mr Samuel Tsang 

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Century Legend (Holdings) Limited


Mr Wang Zhongze

Member of Executive Committee and Managing Director
BOC International Holdings Limited

*SFC Appointee


About the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI Institute)

The HKSI Institute is a professional membership organisation established in 1997 by leaders in the securities and investment industry with the support of the Securities and Futures Commission. The HKSI Institute champions professional standards of excellence in Hong Kong’s financial services industry and contributes to Hong Kong’s role as a leading international financial centre. We offer a comprehensive programme of high quality professional training, events and internationally recognised examinations, and a vibrant membership community to empower individuals to achieve their professional goals.